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OIE Focal Points for veterinary products meeting in Lome, Togo look into the quality of veterinary products and autogenous vaccines as part of the alternatives to antimicrobials.

Lome, 11 October 2019. The OIE has just completed the sixth in a series of training courses for OIE focal points for veterinary medicinal products. The seminar was held in Lomé, the Togolese capital from 9 to 11 October 2019....read more...

World Rabies Day

Bamako, 28 September 2019. World Rabies Day celebrations, witnessed by OIE Representatives in Africa (eSwatini, Kenya, Mali, Tunisia)...read more...

OIE supports eSwatini Rabies Stakeholder Meeting

Mapatsa, 25 September 2019. Although rabies is endemic in eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, regular mass dog vaccination (vaccinating around 70,000 dogs every year) together with mass awareness education and provision of post exposure prophylaxis to dog bite victims have ensured zero human deaths due to rabies since the year 2012....read more...

World Rabies Day

Bamako, 28 September 2019. World Rabies Day - Every 9 minutes, someone dies from rabies. Stop the disease: vaccinate a dog... #rabiesendshereread more...

Handing over of rabies vaccine to Zimbabwe

Harare, 18 September 2019. OIE, through funding from the European Union (EU), donates 110, 000 doses of rabies vaccine to the Government of Zimbabwe ...read more...

Rabies JTC Meeting between Angola and Namibia

Eenhana, 17 September 2019. Namibia shares over a thousand kilometers of terrestrial borders with Angola, hence harmonisation of cross-border rabies control activities between Namibia and southern Angola is an important feature of the Namibia Rabies project...read more...

Second OIE Regional Workshop on PPP

Tunis, 12 September 2019. The Public Private Progress initiative, conducted by the OIE with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and in collaboration with the French agricultural research institute CIRAD, which commenced in 2016 ...read more...

New 2019 OIE Codes available for download in pdf

Bamako, 4 September 2019. The OIE has just published the 2019 version of the Terrestrial and Aquatic Animal Health Codes, for download in pdf version....read more...

Passing of Dr Mesfin Sahle Forsa (30.08)

Sebeta, 1 September 2019. The OIE Regional Representation for Africa regrets to announce the passing at age 60 of Dr Mesfin Sahle Forsa, Director of the National Animal Health Diagnostic and Investigation Center (NAHDIC) in Ethiopia, losing the battle with cancer ...read more...

OIE Regional Workshop on PPP

Addis Ababa, 22 August 2019. The Public Private Progress initiative, conducted by the OIE with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and in collaboration with the French agricultural research institute CIRAD, which commenced in 2016 ...read more...

Handing over of rabies vaccine to Lesotho

Maseru, 31 July 2019. The OIE, through funding from the European Union (EU), donates 50, 000 doses of rabies vaccine to the Government of Lesotho.....read more...

BVM Thesis Defence (LUANAR, Malawi)

Lilongwe, 30 July 2019. The OIE partakes in Bachelors of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) thesis defence at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Malawi ....read more...

OIE rabies meeting expected to move countries forward towards effective rabies elimination strategies in North Africa

Tunis, 25 July 2019. About 30 people, comprising of animal and public health experts from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, along with representatives of Ministries of Home Affairs and/or of Local Government Areas, responsible for dog population management in municipalities, met in Tunisia to make progress on harmonisation of elimination strategies for dog-mediated rabies in humans...read more...

OIE Standards for Safe International Trade

Cotonou, 11 July 2019. The OIE Regional Representation for Africa and the OIE Standards Department convened a regional workshop, held from 9 to 11 July 2019 in Cotonou Benin, on "OIE standards: facilitating safe international trade"...read more...

OIE Focal Points for veterinary products meeting in Ethiopia look into autogenous vaccines as part of the alternatives to antimicrobials.

Addis Ababa, 11 July 2019. The OIE has just completed the sixth in a series of training courses for OIE focal points for veterinary medicinal products. The seminar was held in part in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, as well as in the town of Debre-Zeit, seat of the National Veterinary Institute (NVI) and the African Union Pan-African Veterinary Vaccines Centre (AU-PANVAC), and was attended by national OIE Delegates and OIE Focal Points for veterinary medicinal products...read more...

OIE Consulting services' opportunity

Paris, 20 July 2019. Two calls for expression of interest for the Strengthening Veterinary Services in Developing Countries (SVSDC) Project. First application deadline : 9 August 2019...read more...